K&J – Walking “Out of the Darkness”

Every Fall, family members, friends and colleagues walk together in hundreds of communities across the nation to raise awareness and end the stigma surrounding depression and other mental disorders which could lead to suicide… In Lake Placid, It was the fifth Out of The Darkness Community Walk.. The event is sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention… When we arrived, participants were still checking in and we found ourselves under the registration tent.. and the K&J show continues from there with interviews of teams, family members, and a presentation on stage from Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall.

K&J – 100713 – Out of the Darkness Walk – A Focus on Suicide Prevention

Linda Mcclargan is the Program Director for the Colby Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at AMC and the Interim Chief Nursing Officer..  She is also a co-Chair for Sunday’s Out of the Darkness Walk.. We spoke with Linda, Deb Jerdo and Doug Jerdo prior to the event in the Adirondack Health Administrative Offices and have included their thoughts in this K&J show presentation on Suicide Prevention..




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